This encrusting to branch forming sponge is found in both shallow and deep water reefs locally and from time to time is washed up along the beach
How to identify Dendrilla cactos?
This sponge has a pink colouration often encrusting over algae species and rocks that gives it a spikey like appearance
What habitats does Dendrilla cactos live in?
Can be found around reef and jetty areas out to a depth of around 50m
What is the distribution of Dendrilla cactos?
Indo-Pacific area including around Australia
How big does Dendrilla cactos grow?
Can grow to branches of around 30cm
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